Presentation on theme: "Technology for Retail Tobacco Control Paradoxos THE NEXT Durham, NC Friday June 7, 2013 Allison E. Myers, MPH."— Presentation transcript:
Technology for Retail Tobacco Control Paradoxos THE NEXT Durham, NC Friday June 7, 2013 Allison E. Myers, MPH
Federal Trade Commission Cigarette and Smokeless Reports, 2010 Retail Tobacco Marketing $1 Million/ Hour
Industry is buying health behavior impact START SMOKING KEEP SMOKING HARDER TO QUIT Buying Health Behavior Impact
The Solution Minimum package size Ban sales of tobacco near schools Limit price promotions & coupons Ban sales of tobacco in pharmacies
Technology to Make Change Tools 501(c)3 Info Warehouse + Software & Training
Durham Tobacco Control
Where is Tobacco Sold?
What is the Density?
Any Demographic Differences?
What is the industry doing in-store? Mobile data collection for local policy case Get a list of storesSurvey prices, products & promotions Get a report
Advocate for new policy Ban tobacco sales within 1000 feet of schools Restrict candy flavored products Require larger package sizes Content neutral sign ordinance
Fewer smokers: saving lives and dollars Healthier stores and communities Policies passed and implemented What does success look like? A world where your ZIP code does not determine your health status